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Welsh Cakes

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Baking powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Currants 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 1 , beaten
  Sugar 2 Teaspoon (for sprinkling)
Directions

In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, and baking powder.
Cut in the butter until mixture is crumbly.
Stir in currants.
Add beaten eggs and beat until mixture forms a stiff dough.
On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to one-quarter inch thick.
With a floured cookie cutter, cut dough into 3-inch rounds.
Set cakes on a lightly greased hot griddle.
When bottoms are golden brown, turn and cook other side.
When second side is done, turn griddle off.
Leave cakes on griddle for a few moments to dry them slightly.
While still warm, sprinkle cakes with sugar.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Method: 
Beating
Dish: 
Cake

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